What is We Compare Books? What do you do?
We Compare Books is a textbook price comparison engine dedicated to ensuring that college students and other individuals save money on books. We are a free service that assists you in finding the best deal on the books you need. We Compare Books is an independent and impartial web site, owned and operated in part by students for the benefit of students. We are not owned by any bookstore, and we guarantee that all search results are totally objective, with the goal of displaying the lowest possible price.
What is the point of this site?
The goal of We Compare Books is to find the best possible price for the books you want. Once you tell us what book you are looking for we hunt for the cheapest price and display the results. We search multiple online bookstores and are always increasing our search capability constantly to better serve you.
Great, so what is in it for me?
We are here to help you find the best offer for the book you want without needing to visit each and every online bookstore. We do all of the work for you, finding the book you want at the best possible price.
How does the search work?
Once you enter a search query, be it the title, author, ISBN, subject of a book or keywords pertaining to it, the We Compare Books search engine looks up various online bookstores to find books that match your query. The results are then displayed and you can compare prices for every book, ensuring you do not pay any more than you have to. Each price comparison that is conducted on We Compare Books is live in order to ensure that the information is accurate so that means we do not archive price data. Should you repeat your search at a different time you may potentially discover different results.
How much does it cost?
We Compare Books is an absolutely free price comparison engine. Additionally, in order to improve usability, our site is also ad-free.
Will I be able to use your site?
By all means, you should. This site respects the W3C XHTML and CSS standards and has been tested to work properly on the following browsers: Firefox 3.5 or later, Google Chrome 10 or later, Internet Explorer 7 or later, Opera 9 or later and Safari 3 or later.
What is this "You will save" feature?
This feature is unique to We Compare Books; it allows you to see how much you will save by choosing the lowest priced book. The way we calculate this is by comparing the difference in cost between the lowest and highest cost vendors that we compare.
We at We Compare Books believe that charity is an integral part of modern society and businesses should act accordingly. Because of that, we donate 10% of our annual profit to worthwhile humanitarian causes.